To Christians: If your god wants us to worship him through our own free will,
why does he threaten us with Hell? If you have someone
threatening you with a punishment, it isn't free will.
Answer by NotPanicking at 4:14 PM on Jan. 22, 2009
Answer by gemgem at 8:20 AM on Jan. 22, 2009
Answer by ColleenF30 at 8:23 AM on Jan. 22, 2009
Answer by stvmen88 at 8:50 AM on Jan. 22, 2009
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Answer by momof3inTN at 9:45 AM on Jan. 22, 2009
Answer by IhartU at 10:22 AM on Jan. 22, 2009
Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 10:29 AM on Jan. 22, 2009
Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 10:33 AM on Jan. 22, 2009
Well, I'm not Christian but I have to comment on this. Many areas of Christianity do not believe in Hell. There is actually no mention in the bible of Hell. If you do some reading it simply states that those that are not worthy of God will simply cease to exist. Turn to dust. There is no threat of Hell. That belief actually came from a combination of ancient pagan beliefs. And yet the areas of Christianity with no belief or teaching of Hell still continue to have belief and faith in God. As a pagan I do not agree with them. However I see no difference between their faith and my own. Both are based of Myth and personal proof. No one has seen God or Goddess or Jesus or the Saints... We all have to find our own path and our own truths. That's free will. All religions have the teaching for free will. And all religions teach there are consequences if you choose the wrong path... It's not a solely Christian idea!
Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 10:57 AM on Jan. 22, 2009
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